Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal with MAC delegation
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal with MAC delegation

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday held met a delegation of Mising Autonomous Council MAC) on Wednesday.

Sonowal had a threadbare discussion on several issues and problems that the autonomous council is confronting with.

Sonowal informed that delegation that he would request the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to set up a radio station at Gogamukh in Dhemaji.

He also asked the Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes (WPT&BC) department to prepare a proposal.

In the context of Mising being mentioned and interpreted as ‘Miri’ in different official documents of the Central Government, Sonowal asked the WPT&BC department to prepare a proposal to take an appropriate decision to be sent to the concerned authority.

Sonowal also maintained that the Cabinet Sub-Committee will discuss the issue of declaring Ali-Aye Ligang, the main festival of Mising people, a government holiday.

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